George Curtis Bailey

George Curtis Bailey

Birth
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Death 30 Jun 1918 (aged 76)
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 125984427 · View Source
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His parents are Richard Bailey and Matilda A. Colton.
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Tuesday, July 2, 1918, Morning Star (Rockford, IL), pg. 3

George C. Bailey, Civil war veteran, an resident of Rockford for the last fifteen years, died Sunday night at 10 o'clock at his home, 216 Franklin Place, following an illness of about two years which became critical about a week ago.

Mr. Bailey was born in Montpelier, Vt., in 1842. He served in the war of the rebellion in Co. C, 13th Vermont infantry, taking part in the battle of Gettysburg, and other important engagements. At the close of the Civil war he came west, spending a number of years at Janesville, Wis., and later going to Iowa. He came to Rockford in 1903. He has been engaged in soliciting insurance in recent years, and was highly respected by a wide circle of friends.

He was married in 1879. His wife, Mrs. Anna M. Bailey, survives with five children: Mrs. E. B. Roach of Carthage, Mo., Misses Grace M. and Florence Bailey, Fred and Harold Bailey of this city. Two sisters, Miss S. Jennie Bailey of Montpelier and Mrs. M. S. Lindsey, of Oneida, N. Y., also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the home and at four o'clock at Memorial hall. Rev. Chesteen Smith officiating. Interment in the West Side cemetery will be in charge of G. L. Nevius post No. 1, G.A.R., of which deceased was a long member.


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  • Added: 7 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125984427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Curtis Bailey (1 Apr 1842–30 Jun 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125984427, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mookie (contributor 47515129) .